The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 37 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% 0.60% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 3.64% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£438 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £28.75 £29.80
% change year-on-year
+65.21% -3.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 55 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.06% 16.47% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 21
Average daily rate £325 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Cambridge region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Temenos T24
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Temenos
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SSH
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) IPTV

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) IGMP
2 1 (14.29%) RTSP
2 1 (14.29%) DVB
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) UI Developer
2 2 (28.57%) UI Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) Twisted
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) MPEG
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
1 1 (14.29%) STB
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Temenos
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
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